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Rippey Public Library Board of Trustees Minutes, July 25, 2016

The Rippey Public Library Board of Trustees met Monday, July 25, 2016 in the library for their regular meeting. Mary Millard, Rippey City Clerk, explained the erate funding and the need to update the Computer Usage Policy for the library. The Registered Sex Offender Policy was amended and the Confidentiality and Privacy Policy was adopted.

To be approved at the August 29, 2016 meeting.

Rippey Library Board Meeting
Monday, July 25, 2016

The Rippey Library Board of Trustees met on Monday, July 25, 2016 in the library for their regular meeting.  Attending were, Dale Hanaman, Jo Bardole, Nancy Burrow, Carmen McColley, Jean Borgeson, and Katrina Buttler, Rippey Librarian.

Dale Hanaman, President, called the meeting to order.  The agenda was unanimously approved by the members.

Mary Millard, Rippey City Clerk, updated the Erate Funding and the need to update the Computer Usage Policy so it complies with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA).  (Internet Safety, Technology Protection (filters))

After discussing this for a while, Jean moved and Jo seconded the motion that Katrina and Brian Hoffman from CompuSense in Jefferson, look at the computers and do whatever is necessary, within reason, to get filters put on all six computers.  The motion carried.

Katrina was designated as the library’s Information Technology (IT) person to manage the day to day control of the computers.

The board directed Katrina to create a Computer Usage Policy, working with the State Library Services, to be sure the policy complies with the Children’s Internet Protection Act.

The minutes of the last meeting were reviewed.  Nancy moved and Carmen seconded the motion to approve the minutes as written.  The motion carried.

The bills were presented.  Nancy moved and Jo seconded the motion to approve the bills to be paid.  The motion carried.

There was no treasurer’s report from the city clerk.  Katrina will keep track of our income/expenses, also.

The circulation and program reports from July were discussed.  The final figures for the 2016-17 FY were announced and the city council’s action on this was shared.

.Council meeting actions on July 5, 2016:

A motion was made by Donnie Carpenter, seconded by Rick Liebich to approve  the roll-over balance of $1,817.53 from FY16 to FY17 to offset expenses in  FY17.  Ayes: Liebick, Higgins, Johnston, Allen, Carpenter. Nays: none. Absent: None.

A motion was made by Donnie Carpenter, seconded by Rick Liebich to approve  Resolution #16-07-05 Transfer of Funds from General Fund to Library Fund.  Be it Resolved by the City of Rippey, Iowa for the City Clerk of Rippey, Iowa  to transfer the amount of $6,083.00 from the General Fund Account to the  Library Fund per 2016-2017 Budget.  Passed and approved this 5th day of  July, 2016.  Ayes:  Liebich, Higgins, Johnston, Allen, Carpenter, Nays:  None.  Absent: None.  Signed: Dan Brubaker, Mayor.  Attest:  Mary Millard, City Clerk.

So we should have FY16-17 levy of $6,082.00 from the county, $6,083.00 from the city (if the city paid 1.00 more than the county), plus the carry-over  of $1,817.53. Total:  $13,982.53

August activities will include craft days, games and just fun stuff until school starts on August 24

The Confidentiality and Privacy Policy was reviewed.  Carmen moved and Nancy seconded that this policy be adopted. The motion carried.

The amendments to the Registered Sex Offender Policy were reviewed.  Jo moved and Carmen seconded to amend the policy as written.  The motion carried.

Katrina will be attending school on September 13 and October 5 and will need a volunteer to open the library until she gets back from Johnston.

There being no further comments, the meeting was adjourned.

The next meeting will be Monday, August 29, 2016 at 6:00 in the library.

Jean Borgeson, Secretary